NUFORC Sighting 121793

Occurred: 2015-09-06 21:30 Local
Reported: 2015-09-07 19:59 Pacific
Duration: 3-5 seconds
No of observers: 1

Location: Campbell, CA, USA

Shape: Fireball
Characteristics: Aura or haze around object, Changed Colo

Unexplained disappearing explosion-esque orb of light sighted in suburbia.

On the night of September 6th, 2015, I witnessed an object I couldn't explain. As I was watching a show on my phone whilst laying on my patio furniture, I saw a small orb of light out of the corner of my eye. It grew to the size of an eraser on the end of an eraser, relative to my vision of course. There was considerable distance between myself and the object, probably around the same altitude an airplane reaches during the middle of their flight. The object did not move, it merely hovered and pulsated. When I finally focused om the object, it swelled to its full orb-like appearance, then slowly receded into nothingness. I searched the sky for the next 5 minutes, waiting for it to reappear, to show me that it was just a plane light, but it mever did.

The object was the shape of an orb, or possibly a fireball. I found myself describing it like an explosion contained by a very strong, yet clear glass. It was a burnt orange color with a white core, as far as I could tell. It produced no discernible sound, no engines, motors, rotors, anything. Just the light.

The sky was clear, no cloud coverage or much smog. I could see the stars, which is why seeing this orb confused me so much. This occured above a suburban apartment complex near a main thoroughfare.

Posted 2015-09-11

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